Summer is finally here! Now’s the perfect time to be out and about, whether it’s taking a trip to the beach, hiking up a mountain, or playing your favorite outdoor sport. With warmer weather comes more fun outdoors — and unfortunately, more opportunity for sports and exercise-related injuries. While our physicians are always ready toRead More
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Can Creaking Joints Indicate That I Need a Partial Knee Replacement?
Joints creak, pop, and crack may happen even more often when we age. In certain joints, like knees, creaking sounds may be pretty loud. Yet, does the sound indicate that the joint is wearing down or needs to be replaced, partially or fully? Let’s discuss why joints make noise, if or when you may needRead More
Spring Cleaning? Recommendations on How to Avoid Injury
It’s that time of year again – the weather is getting warmer, the flowers are blooming, and that layer of dust on your highest bookshelf is begging to be swept clean. Spring cleaning is a healthy habit of throwing out the old to make way for the new, but as an orthopedic surgeon can tellRead More
What Questions Should I Ask My Orthopedic Surgeon Before Carpal Tunnel Surgery?
Carpal tunnel surgery is an orthopedic procedure used to treat carpal tunnel syndrome – a common condition that causes numbness and weakness in the hand and arm. If you are considering carpal tunnel surgery, it is important to ask your orthopedic surgeon plenty of questions to ensure you understand the risks and benefits associated withRead More
Common Spine Injuries Following an Accident
Being involved in an accident, especially ones that cause trauma to your back makes you vulnerable to spinal injury. If you suspect that you have sustained an injury to the spinal column, have yourself checked immediately. Any damage to your spine is cause for concern. If left untreated, spinal damage can lead to more severeRead More